“A clever and hauntingly grim fantasy . . . that will most certainly entertain fans of swordsmen, medieval sieges, and battles.”
This is the second of Graeme Macrae Burnet’s crime novels featuring Chief Inspector Georges Gorski, the shy chief of police of the sleepy rural village of Saint-Louis in Alsace in France.
Get ready to curl up with a cup of tea, a plate of scones, and A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder.
"both a first class mystery and a cultural experience."
“a riveting tale of intrigue, murder, treason, and injustice that will appeal to readers who love both history and a literate mystery.”
“. . . one woman’s search for the truth of her brother’s death at the risk of her own life.”
“. . . an intriguing tale with dramatic descriptions and vivid characterizations . . .”
“. . . this is a story about the subtle shadings between truth and performance, between acting and the ‘true self’ which we present to the world.
“Péter Nadás may infuriate readers accustomed to a Tolstoyan resolution of a series of interrelated stories and characters and times and settings.